WBJournal | Government & Politics http://www.wbjournal.com/ Get the latest news about Government & Politics en-us <![CDATA[Kenmore Diner owner to open rock-themed bar in former Blackstone Tap spot]]> 2018-12-13T13:53:07
The owner of the Kenmore Diner is planning a rock 'n' roll-themed rest
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<![CDATA[Northbridge, Southbridge tax breaks approved]]> 2018-12-13T13:46:09
A renovation of the former Whitinsville Medical Center and an expansio
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<![CDATA[Baker energy plan hinges on changes transportation, building]]> 2018-12-13T10:11:53
A first-ever energy plan released Wednesday by the Baker administratio
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<![CDATA[Route 20 funding will help $45M Shrewsbury development]]> 2018-12-12T15:53:00
A Market Basket-anchored redevelopment of the former Edgemere Drive-In
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<![CDATA[Worcester again increases business property tax burden]]> 2018-12-12T11:25:25
The Worcester City Council on Tuesday again opted to decrease the tax
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<![CDATA[Hudson gets $650K for rotary improvements]]> 2018-12-11T16:48:44
Hudson has seen a spike in new downtown storefronts and soon the town
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<![CDATA[Mass. residents having trouble accessing behavioral health care, survey shows]]> 2018-12-11T10:26:01
Most adults who sought care for mental health or substance use disorde
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2018-12-11T10:26:01 /ARTICLE/20181211/NEWS01/181219993
<![CDATA[Amid mixed signals, Mass. business confidence ticks upward]]> 2018-12-11T10:21:04
A three-month slide in business confidence came to an end in November,
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<![CDATA[State elder affairs head to depart in January]]> 2018-12-10T10:48:39
Elder Affairs Secretary Alice Bonner plans to leave the administration
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2018-12-10T10:48:39 /ARTICLE/20181210/NEWS01/181219997
<![CDATA[State budget deliberations begin without look at gambling revenue]]> 2018-12-10T10:36:58
State budget writers got estimates on all kinds of expected state reve
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<![CDATA[Dual-tax rate hurts Worcester ]]> 2018-12-10T06:00:00
Since 1984, the city council has shifted a portion of the residential
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<![CDATA[10 Things I Know About ... Engaging the immigrant business community]]> 2018-12-10T06:00:00
Take inventory of the communities and ethnic cultural neighborhoods yo
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2018-12-10T06:00:00 /ARTICLE/20181210/PRINTEDITION/312079993 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20181210/PRINTEDITION/312079993/AR/0/AR-312079993.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Becker is becoming a leader in the $1B esports industry]]> 2018-12-10T06:00:00
Next fall, Becker will officially begin its esports management program
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2018-12-10T06:00:00 /ARTICLE/20181210/PRINTEDITION/312079995 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20181210/PRINTEDITION/312079995/AR/0/AR-312079995.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Worcester's sports franchises have two years to prepare for the Pawtucket Red Sox]]> 2018-12-10T06:00:00
Years before it even arrives in Worcester, the top Red Sox farm team i
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<![CDATA[Colleges rethink MBA programs amid application decline]]> 2018-12-10T06:00:00
Applications for MBA programs across the country fell 7 percent betwee
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2018-12-10T06:00:00 /ARTICLE/20181210/PRINTEDITION/312079997 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20181210/PRINTEDITION/312079997/AR/0/AR-312079997.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Health care forum tackles accessibility, affordability]]> 2018-12-07T11:54:09
The Central Massachusetts Health Care Forum on Friday included a keyno
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2018-12-07T11:54:09 /ARTICLE/20181207/NEWS01/181209959 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20181207/NEWS01/181209959/AR/0/AR-181209959.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Sutton entity fined $17K for asbestos work]]> 2018-12-07T10:40:36
A Sutton company is being fined nearly $17,000 for violating state Dep
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2018-12-07T10:40:36 /ARTICLE/20181207/NEWS01/181209960
<![CDATA[Proposed 1 million-square-foot pot facility in Charlton rejected by DPH]]> 2018-12-07T10:32:26
The developers of a proposed 1 million-square-foot marijuana cultivati
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2018-12-07T10:32:26 /ARTICLE/20181207/NEWS01/181209961 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20181207/NEWS01/181209961/AR/0/AR-181209961.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[CCC to take oversight of medical marijuana]]> 2018-12-07T09:18:53
Beginning Dec. 23, oversight of the state's medical marijuana pr
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2018-12-07T09:18:53 /ARTICLE/20181207/NEWS01/181209962 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20181207/NEWS01/181209962/AR/0/AR-181209962.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72
<![CDATA[Developers can now buy former Marian High School]]> 2018-12-06T14:43:39
The Archdiocese of Boston is allowing developers an option to buy the
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2018-12-06T14:43:39 /ARTICLE/20181206/NEWS01/181209966 http://www.wbjournal.com/storyimage/WB/20181206/NEWS01/181209966/AR/0/AR-181209966.jpg&MaxW=72&maxh=72